Chuck Smith

News Producer

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years'  experience to Red River Radio  having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host,  talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor  for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television.  He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant.   In pursuit of higher learning,  Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles.   He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Courtesy: LaAgCenter Red River Station

SOGGY SUMMER - It’s that time of year for Pecans as you can see  people everywhere searching grounds around trees throughout the region.  For Louisiana’s commercial pecan growers..the harvest news isn’t good as this year’s  harvest is expected to fall some 3 to 4  million pounds short.  Professor Charlie Graham for The Louisiana State University AgCenter’s Red River Research Station explains.